An important French Empire Giltwood Bed once owned by Talleyrand.  Exhibited by Pelham of Paris at TEFAF.

RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • March 10, 2010

Quality, rarity and provenance have become the hallmarks of TEFAF Maastricht and the world’s most influential art and antiques fair has an extraordinary range of important works on show at the MECC ...

A George Wesley Bellows painting, Lady in a Green Dress, is expected to sell for $70,000 to $90,000.

LESLIE HINDMAN TO OFFER PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RONALD C. SLOTER

  • March 10, 2010

On March 28 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will offer property from the Estate of Ronald C. Sloter in a single-owner auction benefitting the Columbus College of Art and Design. Sloter, a longtime ...

The top lot brought $36,600, five times the estimate, on March 1st for this mid-18th c.  Louis XV Lyonnais chinoiserie carved walnut commode.

Highly Successful Mariani Collection, Sold in Three Sales at Bonhams & Butterfields, Totals More than $5-Million

  • March 09, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields’ March 1st 2010 San Francisco auction of property from the collections of Antonio and Lillian Mariani, owners of the well-respected San Francisco firm Antonio’s Antiques, ...

Lot No: 1218.  A Louis XVI style gilt bronze porcelain mounted clock garniture set.  Beurdeley, Paris, last quarter 19th century.  Estimate: $30,000 - 40,000

No Time Like Springtime; Collection of Fine European Clocks to Highlight Auction of Furniture and Decorative Arts in March

  • Bonhams & Butterfields
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  • March 04, 2010

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to offer Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on March 29, 2010 in Los Angeles.  The 500-lot sale will offer an array of works for varied tastes ...

With an asking price of $845,000, M.S.  Rau Antiques sold a charming composition by Norman Rockwell titled “Little Girl with Lipstick.”

OUTSTANDING COLLECTIONS AND WORLD-RENOWNED DEALERS SPARK STRONG SALES AND RECORD ATTENDANCE AT THE 7TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • March 02, 2010

  As the 7th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show came to a close, the show floor was buzzing about the remarkable number of sales that took place during this year’s event at ...

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, The Indoor Wedding Dance, 1622 To be exhibited by De Jonckheere, Paris at TEFAF Maastricht 2010

FROM YACHTS TO OLD MASTERS How investment helped the art market weather the economic crisis

  • February 26, 2010

  A change in luxury spending habits caused by the recession has helped the international art and antiques market weather the global economic storm. This is revealed by a new report ...

Gavin Spanierman sold a painting titled "Fountain in a Spanish Garden" by F Luis Mora, which had an asking price of $110,000.

ENTHUSIASM, EXCITEMENT AND INTEREST EVIDENT THEMES DURING DAY THREE AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • February 16, 2010

  Presidents' Day at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show attracted thousands of enthusiastic collectors eager to admire the more than 200,000 items on display, including fine art, ...

Kinsale, Ireland

The Art and Magic of Ireland Calls to The Katonah Museum of Art

  • Katonah Museum of Art
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  • February 11, 2010

  From ancient castles to contemporary art museums Ireland is a land of mystical lore, majestic landscapes and magnificent art.  The Katonah Museum of Art (www.katonahmuseum.org) ...

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400.

LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS' WINTER SALE ACHIEVES $1.92 MILLION; Extraordinary English secretary fetches $207,400

  • Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
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  • January 27, 2010

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400 on Sunday at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The secretary, decorated with a pierced ...

AN IMPORTANT MID-VICTORIAN BURR-AMBOYNA, AMARANTH, PALMWOOD, EBONISED AND MARQUETRY CENTER-TABLE DESIGNED BY OWEN JONES AND ALFRED LORIMER AND EXECUTED BY JACKSON AND GRAHAM, LONDON, CIRCA 1867

A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: SELECTIONS FROM THE PETER TILLOU COLLECTIONS

  • Christies
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  • January 26, 2010

  Over the course of his 50-year career, antiques dealer Peter Tillou has helped to build some of the finest private collections of art and antiques in the U.S.  Admired for his ...

The January auction boasts a strong selection of Continental furniture and decorations from the 18th through 20th centuries.

Style on Sunset Goes Cutting Edge for the New Year - Inaugural 2010 Sunset Estate Auction Set for January

  • Bonhams
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  • January 07, 2010

International auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields, is pleased to announce the January 17, 2010 Sunset Estate Auction in Los Angeles.  Named for the famed Boulevard on which the auctioneer's ...

A discovery, too late to catalog, found that three lots were commissioned by William H.  Vanderbilt in 1880 for his Fifth Avenue, New York City apartment, including a pair of Aesthetic Movement rosewood and mother-of-pearl side chairs that sold for $97,750.

Highlights from Charlton Hall Galleries December 4-6 Auction: From Museum Vaults

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • December 29, 2009

The antique world is buzzing over Charlton Hall’s most recent auction From Museum Vaults, held on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of December. Many highlights of this exceptional sale were from a collection ...

Ketterer Kunst, Munich

Ketterer auctions continue to brave the crisis

  • Ketterer Kunst
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  • December 20, 2009

Overall proceeds of € 19,3 million* are the excellent result of Ketterer Kunst’s business year 2009. Thus the company once more reached the same heights as it did for the last four years. ...

An important Louis XV style gilt bronze and coramandel lacquer mounted ebonized commode Paul Sormani fourth quarter 19th century.  Sold for $122,000 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Bonhams & Butterfields’ December 7th Furniture Sale Shows Strength in Private Collections

  • Bonhams
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  • December 16, 2009

Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields capped off a strong year of fine European and American furniture and decorative arts sales in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2009 with its $1.6-million auction ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...